[Advaita-l] mleccha-s not eligible to take Hinduism??

vadhula at yahoo.com vadhula at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 14 13:14:10 CDT 2012

Blessing and giving guidance is different than giving Upanayana, converting to varna, and allowing marriage to a Brahmin girl.

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On Jul 14, 2012, at 1:05 PM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 10:52 AM, praveen kumar <drpraveenks at gmail.com>wrote:
>> This is
>> something even achrayas like Sri Chandrashekarabharathi swamiji
>> told repeatedly.
>> What becomes unnecessary or unacceptable is to give an artificial tag of
>> varna and do conversion,give yagnopavita,allow marriages
>> between religions,allowing upanayana samskara to the children born from
>> such union etc.
> I wish to clarify that in that particular case where the Sringeri
> Paramacharya asked that foreigner to go back and pursue his native
> religion, the man had wanted to 'convert' to Hinduism.  The Acharya had
> apparently thought of the impossibiity of according a particular varNa to
> him in the event of acceding his request for converting.  Whereas in the
> case of Paul Brunton it was his desire to pursue spirituality.  Hence the
> Kanchi Acharya's suggestion/guidance to him to go to Bhagavan Ramana.
> There has been a case where a French national wanted guidance in spriritual
> dhyana and the Sringeri Paramacharya even blessed him with a picture of His
> Guru (HH Narasimha Bharati SwaminaH) for dhyana.
> regards
> subrahmanian.v
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